School of Religion, Philosophy & Classics

Paul Decock

Paul Decock

Honorary Professor

Discipline Biblical Studies


Contact Number 087-353-8943

Campus Pietermaritzburg Campus

Degrees Held

  • MA(Biblical Studies), University of Natal;
  • ThD (Biblical Studies) Gregorian University, Rome.

Research Interests

  • Jewish and Early Christian Apocalyptic literature
  • History of biblical interpretation, Judaism and Early Christianity
  • Biblical Hermeneutics
  • Philo of Alexandria; Origen
  • Early Christian Spirituality
  • New Testament Books: Luke-Acts; Book of Revelation; Gospel of John




Community Involvement

  • Directing retreats
  • Spiritual direction of members of the surrounding communities
  • Chaplaincy to the Italian Prisoner of War Memorial Church, PMB

Teaching Expertise

  • Biblical Studies
  • Early Christian Literature